Contents tagged with Special Monitoring Mission

  • OSCE SMM patrol comes under fire near Donetsk

    On August 16, observers of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission  came under fire on the outskirts of th settlement of Holmivskyi, which is 49 kilometers northeast of Donetsk, reported the mission’s press-service.

    Three mission members patrolled on foot while two remained in the SMM cars. A member of an armed formation, carrying an automatic rifle, and a Voda Donbasa public utility company worker were speaking to the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) observers while two other rifle-bearing …

  • OSCE Observers Recorded Thirty-two Tanks in Occupied Donbas Region

    On the 9th of January, observers of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM)to Ukraine recorded 32 tanks (T-72 and T-64) in the temporarily occupied territories which are under the control of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). The tanks were seen in Ternov, 57 km east of Donetsk, the report says.

    The report notes that observers also found a T-64 tank the next day on the 10th of January in the territory that is controlled by the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR), in Uspensk, …